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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the hyphal tissue which lies in the middle of the lamella on the pileus in hymenomycetous fungi. Also called dissepiment, and intralamellar tissue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) The loosely woven substance which lines the chambers within the gleba in certain Gasteromycetes.

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  • noun mycology The inner, fleshy portion of a mushroom's basidiocarp, distinct from the outer pileipellis or cuticle and from the spore-bearing hymenium.

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  • Italian for plot or weaving

    August 25, 2008